Ranked:
N/A (2012)

Dominican Military Budget

See the chart below for a yearly breakdown of military spending in Dom. Republic. (2001 to 2012)

Military Spending in Dom. Republic

Our latest data shows that Dom. Republic spent $359,000,000 on their military in 2012 which amounted to 0.6% of the country's GDP that year. Check out the chart below for more Dominican military budget data. We can only publish the past 12 years, but SIPRI has data as far back as 1988 on their site.

Total Spent: $4,101,000,000 (Last 12 years)

Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2001 $425,000,000 1.2%
2002 $393,000,000 1.1%
2003 $293,000,000 0.8%
2004 $259,000,000 0.7%
2005 $321,000,000 0.8%
2006 $310,000,000 0.7%
Year Dollars Spent % GDP
2007 $310,000,000 0.7%
2008 $356,000,000 0.7%
2009 $350,000,000 0.7%
2010 $376,000,000 0.7%
2011 $349,000,000 0.6%
2012 $359,000,000 0.6%

Note on Data: Constant (2011) US Dollars are used. For more information about this data visit SIPRI.org.

Other Countries in the Region

Venezuelan Flag Venezuela
$3,316 Million (2012)
Canadian Flag Canada
$22,382 Million (2012)
Paraguayan Flag Paraguay
$430 Million (2012)
Mexican Flag Mexico
$7,103 Million (2012)
American Flag United States
$668,841 Million (2012)
Belizean Flag Belize
$15 Million (2012)
Nicaraguan Flag Nicaragua
$65 Million (2012)
Argentine Flag Argentina
$4,356 Million (2012)

Dominican Republic's Military Branches

Army (Ejercito Nacional, EN), Navy (Marina de Guerra, MdG; includes naval infantry), Dominican Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Dominicana, FAD).

Military Service Age in Dom. Republic

17-21 years of age for voluntary military service; recruits must have completed primary school and be Dominican Republic citizens; women may volunteer.